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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
ASHWELL
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1935
Unit ID:
10173218
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HERTFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to create BRAUGHING RD part of Therfield CP Area: 26 acres. Population in 1931: 57.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to enlarge HITCHIN RD the whole except parts of the CPs of Barkway, Reed, and Therfield Area: 21389 acres. Population in 1931: 3390.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to enlarge ROYSTON UD parts of the CPs of Barkway, Reed, and Therfield Area: 634 acres. Population in 1931: 38.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
BARKWAY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
BARLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
HINXWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 238.
KELSHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 238.
NORTH ROYSTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 241.
NUTHAMPSTEAD Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 240.
REED AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 241.
SOUTH BASSINGBOURN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
SOUTH KNEESWORTH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 238.
SOUTH MELBOURN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
THERFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 243.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ashwell RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173218

Date accessed: 21st April 2019